Education & Personal Information
Judge Billy Johnson took office with the Justice Court, Precinct 3 on January 1, 2007. On January 3rd 2011 he was sworn in and began serving his 2nd term. He is a native Midlander and was born and raised on the east side of Midland to two wonderful people, Bill and Verna Johnson. He attended schools from Pease Elementary through his graduation from Lee High School in the class of 1985.
Judge Johnson attended West Texas State University from 1985 through 1987., majoring in broadcast communications and received his radio broadcasting license. He also attended Midland College where he graduated in 2002 from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Program (ADAC) and received his Counselor Intern Status.
Judge Johnson is happily married to his wonderful wife Lisa and they have been blessed with three beautiful children: Trey , Louis, and LaShawna.
Professional & Community Experience
In August 1991 he was employed with the MISD Special Education Department as a Teacher Assistant. Johnson states that his seven years with MISD really inspired him to want to be a leader in his community. Judge Johnson began his employment with Midland County in June 1998 as a Support Counselor at the Midland CRTC.
In early 2003, Johnson was hired by Judge David Cobos as an Assist Coordinator for the Teen Leadership Program where he remained until his election into his current position as Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace. Judge Johnson believes that giving back to his community is very important as he has served as PTA President as well as being involved in many worthwhile community service activities. Judge Johnson is a member of the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas.
Johnson believes that the ultimate service is to our Lord and Savior. He also serves as an Ordained Deacon of the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church as well as Youth Department Director. Johnson strongly believes in the passage of scripture from the book of Romans, Chapter 12 verse 3 that read “for I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man in the measure of faith.” As an elected official, he says that he will keep this in mind, and remain humble with an understanding that is a privilege to serve and remain accountable to people that he represents.
Note From the Judge
Thank you for this wonderful opportunity to serve you.
Judge Billy G. Johnson, Jr.